Dr. Paige Muellerleile
Associate Professor of Psychology





B.A. (Psychology), Arizona State University
M.S. (Social Psychology), Syracuse University
Ph.D. (Social Psychology), Syracuse University


Dr. Muellerleile's research interests include applied social psychology and health, meta-analysis, and cumulative meta-analysis. She has been invited to present colloquia and workshops on meta-analysis and cumulative meta-analysis in the United States and Europe. Broadly, her research interests involve understanding people’s judgments and decision-making processes. Research in her lab focuses on how portrayals of sexual violence influence people’s perceptions of risk, and how social identity influences risk behavior.


Since joining Marshall in 2006, Dr. Muellerleile has taught General Psychology, Elementary Behavioral Statistics, Intermediate Statistics, Clinical Research Methods, Psychometrics, Psychology of Women and Gender, Social Psychology, Advanced Social Psychology, Human Sexual Behavior, Health Psychology, Clinical Behavioral Health. She is primarily interested in teaching quantitative methods, social psychology, and applications of social psychology such as gender, health, and social influence.


Service and Outreach
Dr. Muellerleile serves as the College of Liberal Arts (COLA) representative for the Marshall University NASA West Virginia Space Grant Advisory Consortium Committee, a program that awards competitive Space Grant Scholarships for undergraduate research. She is also a member of the COLA research committee and a member of the Faculty Senate.  Dr. Muellerleile has served on the Healthy Huntington task force and was recently invited to join the Community Planning Group for HIV/AIDS in WV. In addition, Dr. Muellerleile is a member of the Board of Directors of CONTACT, the local rape crisis center.


Contact Info
telephone: (304) 696-2771
e-mail: muellerleile@marshall.edu